CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3600/1/11
TitleGordon of Cluny: papers relating to estates in the Western Isles, 1805 - 1916
Date1805 - 1916
Extent231 items
DescriptionPapers relating to the administration of the Gordon estates in the Western Isles, including the properties of Castlebay and Craigston on Barra; Creagarry, Nunton Hill, and Torlum Croft on Benbecula; Gerinish, Milton, and Peninurine, on Long Island or Lewis; Askernish, Bornish, Breckernish, Daliburgh, Drimsdale, and Grogarry, all on South Uist; Drimore, Eriskay, Gramsdale, Kilbride, Mingulay, Stilligarry, Vatersay and Wiay. Also included is material on the piers built under Lady Cathcart's ownership at Castlebay, Lochskiport and Lochboisdale. The estates were acquired in 1839.
Access StatusRestricted
Access ConditionsPlease note that some material is unfit for production.
Related MaterialFor papers relating to the Western Isles estates of Ormiclate and Bornish, held by the Macdonalds of the Gordons of Cluny, see MS 3600/1/16/6/5
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